Aaron Baugh, MD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MIBS 06/2008Brain, Behavior, Cognitive Science
    University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OHMD06/2012Medicine
    University of Toledo College of Medicine, Toledo, OH 01/2018Internal Medicine
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA01/2021Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

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    Dr. Aaron Baugh is a pulmonary and critical care physician at UCSF who focuses on improving the care of asthma and COPD for low-income and racial/ethnic minority individuals. His research program emphasizes understanding how social disparities inform differences in lung function and worse outcomes in lung disease. In his free time, he enjoys kayaking and reading history.

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    1. Lung Structure and Risk of Sleep Apnea in SPIROMICS. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2023 Nov 06. Koch AL, Shing TL, Namen A, Couper D, Smith B, Barr RG, Bhatt S, Putcha N, Baugh A, Saha AK, Ziedler M, Comellas A, Cooper CB, Barjaktarevic I, Bowler RP, Han MK, Kim V, Paine R, Kanner RE, Krishnan JA, Martinez FJ, Woodruff PG, Hansel NN, Hoffman EA, Peters SP, Ortega VE, SubPopulations and InteRmediate Outcome Measures in COPD Study (SPIROMICS) Investigators. PMID: 37931592.
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    2. Disparities in Guideline Concordant Statin Treatment in Individuals With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2023 Oct 26; 10(4):369-379. Krishnan JK, Mallya SG, Nahid M, Baugh AD, Han MK, Aronson KI, Goyal P, Pinheiro LC, Banerjee S, Martinez FJ, Safford MM. PMID: 37410623.
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    3. Strategies to Classify Lung Function: It's Not Black and White. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023 Oct 25. Baugh A, Buhr RG, Bush A, Foreman M, Mannino DM. PMID: 37878872.
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    4. Association of Pre-operative Lung Function with Complications after Lobectomy Using Race-Neutral and Race-Specific Normative Equations. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 Oct 05. Sheshadri A, Rajaram R, Baugh A, Castro M, Correa A, Soto F, Daniel-MacDougall CR, Li L, Evans SE, Dickey BF, Vaporciyan AA, Ost DE. PMID: 37796618.
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    5. Truth & Consequences: Choosing the Best Interpretative Framework for Spirometry. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023 Sep 12. Baugh A, McIntosh J. PMID: 37699143.
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    6. African American race is associated with worse sleep quality in heavy smokers. J Clin Sleep Med. 2023 08 01; 19(8):1523-1532. Baugh AD, Acho M, Arhin A, Barjaktarevic I, Couper D, Criner G, Han M, Hansel N, Krishnan J, Malcolm K, Namen A, Peters S, Schotland H, Sowho M, Zeidler M, Woodruff P, Thakur N. PMID: 37128722; PMCID: PMC10394362.
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    7. Spirometry in Mixed-Race Civil War Veterans. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 08; 20(8):1217-1219. Baugh AD, Woodruff P, Shiboski S, Glidden DV, Ortega VE, Thakur N. PMID: 37159952; PMCID: PMC10405614.
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    8. Towards a Race-Neutral System of Pulmonary Function Test Results Interpretation. Chest. 2023 09; 164(3):727-733. Baugh A, Adegunsoye A, Connolly M, Croft D, Pew K, McCormack MC, Georas SN. PMID: 37414097; PMCID: PMC10504596.
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    9. Epidemiology of Sarcoidosis in U.S. Veterans from 2003 to 2019. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2023 06; 20(6):797-806. Seedahmed MI, Baugh AD, Albirair MT, Luo Y, Chen J, McCulloch CE, Whooley MA, Koth LL, Arjomandi M. PMID: 36724377; PMCID: PMC10257030.
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    10. Race, Racism, and Respiratory Health. Clin Chest Med. 2023 09; 44(3):469-478. Baugh A, Thakur N. PMID: 37517827.
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    11. Race and Ethnicity in Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation: An Official American Thoracic Society Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2023 04 15; 207(8):978-995. Bhakta NR, Bime C, Kaminsky DA, McCormack MC, Thakur N, Stanojevic S, Baugh AD, Braun L, Lovinsky-Desir S, Adamson R, Witonsky J, Wise RA, Levy SD, Brown R, Forno E, Cohen RT, Johnson M, Balmes J, Mageto Y, Lee CT, Masekela R, Weiner DJ, Irvin CG, Swenson ER, Rosenfeld M, Schwartzstein RM, Agrawal A, Neptune E, Wisnivesky JP, Ortega VE, Burney P. PMID: 36973004; PMCID: PMC10112445.
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    12. Discourage Paint-by-Numbers Presentations. ATS Sch. 2023 Mar; 4(1):98-99. Baugh AD, Santhosh L. PMID: 37089686; PMCID: PMC10117408.
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    13. Reply by Elmaleh-Sachs et al. to Townsend and Cowl, and to Miller et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 09 15; 206(6):792-795. Elmaleh-Sachs A, Balte P, Oelsner EC, Allen NB, Baugh A, Bertoni AG, Hankinson JL, Pankow JS, Post WS, Schwartz JE, Smith BM, Watson K, Barr RG. PMID: 35503649.
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    14. Reply to Townsend and Cowl. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 09 15; 206(6):796-797. Baugh AD, Thakur N, Woodruff PG. PMID: 35503237.
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    15. Against Essentialism in Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation. Chest. 2022 Sep; 162(3):507-508. Moffett AT, Baugh AD. PMID: 36088090.
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    16. Risk of COPD exacerbation is increased by poor sleep quality and modified by social adversity. Sleep. 2022 08 11; 45(8). Baugh A, Buhr RG, Quibrera P, Barjaktarevic I, Barr RG, Bowler R, Han MK, Kaufman JD, Koch AL, Krishnan J, Labaki W, Martinez FJ, Mkorombindo T, Namen A, Ortega V, Paine R, Peters SP, Schotland H, Sundar K, Zeidler MR, Hansel NN, Woodruff PG, Thakur N. PMID: 35665826; PMCID: PMC9366643.
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    17. Reconsidering the Utility of Race-Specific Lung Function Prediction Equations. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 04 01; 205(7):819-829. Baugh AD, Shiboski S, Hansel NN, Ortega V, Barjaktarevic I, Barr RG, Bowler R, Comellas AP, Cooper CB, Couper D, Criner G, Curtis JL, Dransfield M, Ejike C, Han MK, Hoffman E, Krishnan J, Krishnan JA, Mannino D, Paine R, Parekh T, Peters S, Putcha N, Rennard S, Thakur N, Woodruff PG. PMID: 34913855; PMCID: PMC9836221.
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    18. Race/Ethnicity, Spirometry Reference Equations, and Prediction of Incident Clinical Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 03 15; 205(6):700-710. Elmaleh-Sachs A, Balte P, Oelsner EC, Allen NB, Baugh A, Bertoni AG, Hankinson JL, Pankow J, Post WS, Schwartz JE, Smith BM, Watson K, Barr RG. PMID: 34913853.
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    19. Account for Identity in URM Mentorship. J Gen Intern Med. 2022 04; 37(5):1301. Baugh A, Frank J. PMID: 35013930; PMCID: PMC8971235.
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    20. Separate Experiences Should Be Recognized Separately. Acad Med. 2022 01 01; 97(1):10-11. Baugh AD, Seedahmed M. PMID: 35316238.
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    21. Beta-blocker use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review: A systematic review of βB in COPD. Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2023 01; 33(1):53-61. Ruzieh M, Baugh AD, Al Jebbawi L, Edwards ES, Jia KQ, Dransfield MT, Foy AJ. PMID: 34856338.
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    22. How Financial Aid Policy Shortchanges American Healthcare. Teach Learn Med. 2022 Jun-Jul; 34(3):322-328. Baugh AD, Baugh RF. PMID: 34672908.
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    23. The Role of the Chief Resident in Promoting Health Equity. ATS Sch. 2021 Sep; 2(3):353-359. Baugh A. PMID: 34667985; PMCID: PMC8518670.
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    24. Contribution of Individual and Neighborhood Factors to Racial Disparities in Respiratory Outcomes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2021 04 15; 203(8):987-997. Ejike CO, Woo H, Galiatsatos P, Paulin LM, Krishnan JA, Cooper CB, Couper DJ, Kanner RE, Bowler RP, Hoffman EA, Comellas AP, Criner GJ, Barr RG, Martinez FJ, Han MK, Martinez CH, Ortega VE, Parekh TM, Christenson SA, Thakur N, Baugh A, Belz DC, Raju S, Gassett AJ, Kaufman JD, Putcha N, Hansel NN. PMID: 33007162; PMCID: PMC8048743.
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    25. Cultural influences and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination. Int J Med Educ. 2021 Jan 28; 12:22-24. Baugh RF, Baugh AD. PMID: 33507878; PMCID: PMC7883802.
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    26. Higher serum vitamin D levels are associated with decreased odds of obstructive lung disease in the general population: an NHANES analysis (2007-2008 to 2009-2010). BMJ Open Respir Res. 2020 12; 7(1). Seedahmed MI, Baugh AD, Kempker JA. PMID: 33384287; PMCID: PMC7780517.
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    27. Communication training is inadequate: the role of deception, non-verbal communication, and cultural proficiency. Med Educ Online. 2020 Dec; 25(1):1820228. Baugh AD, Vanderbilt AA, Baugh RF. PMID: 32938330; PMCID: PMC7534221.
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    28. The Long-Term Effectiveness of Empathic Interventions in Medical Education: A Systematic Review. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2020; 11:879-890. Baugh RF, Hoogland MA, Baugh AD. PMID: 33244286; PMCID: PMC7685355.
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    29. Abstract 14099: Beta-blockers Reduce Mortality in Patients With Heart Failure or Ischemic Heart Disease and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Circulation. 2020 Nov 17; 142(Suppl_3). Ruzieh RM, Baugh BA, jebbawi jl, Foy FA. .
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    30. Assessment of Diversity Outcomes in American Medical School Admissions: Applying the Grutter Legitimacy Principles. Sustainability. 2020 Jun 26; 12(12):5211. Baugh BA, Baugh BR. .
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    31. Diversity Concerns in Advance Care Planning. ATS Sch. 2020 Jun 03; 1(3):333. Baugh AD, Baugh RF. PMID: 33870300; PMCID: PMC8043319.
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    32. The Dynamics Of Poverty, Educational Attainment, And The Children Of The Disadvantaged Entering Medical School [Response To Letter]. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019; 10:867-868. Baugh AD, Vanderbilt AA, Baugh RF. PMID: 31686945; PMCID: PMC6800554.
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    33. The dynamics of poverty, educational attainment, and the children of the disadvantaged entering medical school. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2019; 10:667-676. Baugh AD, Vanderbilt AA, Baugh RF. PMID: 31686941; PMCID: PMC6708885.
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    34. Paenibacillus polymyxa and Bacillus cereus Concomitant Bacteremia. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 2019 Mar 1; 27(2):105-106. Baugh BA, Simo SH, Altayib AH, Ellis EM, Georgescu GC. .
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    36. Levers of change: a review of contemporary interventions to enhance diversity in medical schools in the USA. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2018; 9:53-61. Vick AD, Baugh A, Lambert J, Vanderbilt AA, Ingram E, Garcia R, Baugh RF. PMID: 29403326; PMCID: PMC5783143.
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    37. Effects of intermittent intravenous saline infusions in patients with medication-refractory postural tachycardia syndrome. J Interv Card Electrophysiol. 2017 Apr; 48(3):255-260. Ruzieh M, Baugh A, Dasa O, Parker RL, Perrault JT, Renno A, Karabin BL, Grubb B. PMID: 28185102.
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    38. Nephropleural Fistula Effectively Managed with Serial Thoracentesis: A Case Report. J Endourol Case Rep. 2016; 2(1):212-214. Baugh AD, Youssef E, Hasan SS, Siddiqui NS, Elsamoloty H, Shahrour K, Javaid T. PMID: 27868100; PMCID: PMC5107665.
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    39. Lung cancer risk test trial: study design, participant baseline characteristics, bronchoscopy safety, and establishment of a biospecimen repository. BMC Pulm Med. 2016 Jan 22; 16:16. Crawford EL, Levin A, Safi F, Lu M, Baugh A, Zhang X, Yeo J, Khuder SA, Boulos AM, Nana-Sinkam P, Massion PP, Arenberg DA, Midthun D, Mazzone PJ, Nathan SD, Wainz R, Silvestri G, Tita J, Willey JC. PMID: 26801409; PMCID: PMC4722707.
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    40. Synchronous presentation of invasive ductal carcinoma and mantle cell lymphoma: a diagnostic challenge in menopausal patients. J Surg Case Rep. 2016 Jan 22; 2016(1). Woo EJ, Baugh AD, Ching K. PMID: 26801778; PMCID: PMC4722435.
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    41. Relative value units and payer mix analysis of facial trauma coverage at a level 1 trauma center: is the current model sustainable? Surgery. 2014 Oct; 156(4):995-1000. Osman MF, Baugh RF, Baugh AD, Welch MC, Sferra JJ, Williams M. PMID: 25178994.
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    42. Craniofacial trauma and double epidural hematomas from horse training. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2013; 4(12):1149-52. Baugh AD, Baugh RF, Atallah JN, Gaudin D, Williams M. PMID: 24291680; PMCID: PMC3860046.
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    43. Superior laryngeal nerve syndrome and the evaluation of anterior neck pain. Am J Otolaryngol. 2012 Jul-Aug; 33(4):481-3. Baugh RF, Baugh A, Bunge F. PMID: 22154020.
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